ragga, rio samba 8T samba reggae
Sat 21 June
sparklineg kitsch and side-splittineg funny Sun 29 June
Mugenkyo - Taiko Drummers a spectacular
evening of awesome rhythms
Tue 1 July
All shows @ 7.30pm £2/£6
NEW STREET. PAISLEY
58 THE lIST 13—26 Jun 1997
rock & pop
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances wrll be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Rock & Pop listing compiled by Fiona Shepherd and Jim Byers.
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Just The Ticket Virgin, Union Street, 226 4679.
Tower Records Argyle Street. 204 2500.
Credit card bookings from: TOC‘I‘A: 556 5555.
Ticket Link:‘ 227 5511.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 0925. Ripping Records South Bridge, 226 7010.
Credit card bookings from: TOCTA 557 6969.
Glasgow I Spiritualized and Gorky's Zygotic Mynci The Garage. Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Float on for the second Spiritualized gig in Glasgow in just over a week (they did the Radio One evening at King Tut's). See preview. Excellent support frotn the too-good-to-be-a-support Gorky's Zygotic Mynci. those Welsh youngsters with the overstimulated imaginations. I Spacemaid, Summersalt and Limo King Tut's Wait Wait Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. Spacetnaid are only about the 20th battd to be called ‘a Blondie for the 90s'. but their recent pop tatt of a single 'Baby Come ()n’ bodes well for the album. .S'upr'rt'rml. which features a collaboration with Joey Ramone on ‘Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio'." I The Real Thing Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 (1141. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£27.50 with dinner). You saw The Pasadenas here (possibly). now see the band who were doing the satne thing two decades earlier. Roll out those soul pop hits like ‘You To Me Are iiverything‘ and . all the others. I Soundbuggy Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Vibrant new" indie poppers. I Pulser, Late Night Foreign Radio and The Shrinking Violets The Arena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £3 (advance). £3.50 (door). including entry to The Friday Club.
I Miss World and The Answer Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Bulb Chutney MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 572 0199. 9pm. Free.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9.30pm. Free. Trad R&B.
I Vince Hill Motherwell Theatre. 01698 267 515. 7.30pm. £10 (£5). The direst of British crooners. who has sadly resurfaced frotn the chicken-in-a-basket circuit to terrorise whole communities. I The Shakers Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road. Cumbernauld. ()1236 727473. 10pm. Free.
I Marmalade Cavendish. West Tollcross. 228 3252. 9pm~3am. £5. Classic retro pop.
I The Casa Latina Allstars Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Place Church. (‘orner of Broughton Street. 557 8003. 10.30pm. £6 (£5). Band onstage at midnight. The Casa Latina Allstars hail from the famous Casa Latina club night in Leeds. They play modem Cuban-style salsa. which incorporates Latin jazz and funk styles into salsa with intoxicatin v results.
I The Grizzly Ghosts 0 Guy The Tap ()'l.auriston. Lauriston Place. 229 4041. 9pm. Free. Scary garage punk frotn some members of the now defunct Gin Goblins. Bring your own fake blood.
I The lapels Common Grounds. 2/3 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 1416. 8pm. Free. Acoustic entertainment in this American-style coffee house.
I Makossa Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. llptn. £4 (£3). African. funky. soul. Latin dance band.
I Nessie and Thirteen Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £2. Local indie rock.
I Coney Island Cyclone, Bang Twister and Polythene Cas Rock. West Port. 229 4341. 9 tn. £3. it's guitar time.
I Bott eneck Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Sugarhouse Canon's Gait. 332 Canottgate. 5564481. 9pm. Free.
I Brothers In Arms Pavilion. Rent‘ieltl Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £9.50/£8. Not sure what this involves. beyond 'the music of Dire Straits'. but that‘s probably enough warning in itself.
I The Real Thing Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 ()141. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£27.50 with dinner). See Fri 13.
I Huckleberry and Petrol Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A double-headed launch for Edinburgh label Copper. featuring the manic ska-popsters Huckleberry (of Miraclehead and Skuobhie l)ublt ()rcbestra vintage) attd l’etrol. \\ ho fuse dance and ltard pop sounds. Both are marking the launch of their respectiv e H’s.
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Hit List _
Why our ears are weeping with pleasure this fortnight.
The Verve Nearly two years after The Verve split unexpectedly, they've reformed and made a lot of people very happy. Expect their comeback single, ’8itter Sweet Symphony', to race up the charts. Glasgow: Barrow/and, Sun 75. Spiritualized Spiralling tangents, unresolved patterns, droning repetitions, bottomless blackness and subtle beauty — and that’s just from staring into Jason Pierce’s eyes. The music will lift your head off. See preview. Glasgow: Garage, Fri 13.
Mark Eitzel The former American Music Club frontman plays with the Screaming Treesfluatara guitarist and Danny from
I the American Musrc Club in order to
5 promote his new album, West. See preview. Edinburgh; Cafe Royal, Sun 15. l JAZZ
i Cleo Laine and John Dankworth Two
3 British Jazz greats warm up for their Glasgow Jazz Festival concert with the SNJO on a return visit to Haddington.
1 Haddington: Corn Exchange, Fri 20.
Thomas Allen The world famous British 3 baritone, who is much in demand at the i greatest opera houses, performs songs by Haydn, Schubert and others in his
1 first Scottish recrtal since the 1993
i Edinburgh Festival. Edinburgh: Queen’s
2 Hall, Mon 23 Jun.
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Angelicas Cavern Bar. Stratbclyde
I'niversity L'nion..1ohtt Street. 552 1895.
10pm. Free. Students and guests.
: I Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants .\lc(‘huill's. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. l‘t'ee. Mad as batters. daft as brushes. and intent on preaching tlteir(ilasgovv gospel to anyone \\ bo'll listen. .-\ccot'ding to Hugh. the} ’ve had great 1t‘\lt‘\\\ tn (iet'ntany and l-tanc‘e.
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